We are proud of the quality of our doctoral students and the training they receive. As a PhD candidate, you will share in the excitement of discovery as you collaborate with our faculty on cutting-edge research. You will also acquire strong independent research skills and begin to develop your reputation within your area’s larger research community.
Because the advisor-graduate relationship is the cornerstone of a successful PhD experience, all new PhD candidates are carefully matched with faculty advisors, based on mutual research interests.
You will find the work here challenging and personally rewarding. Students who complete our PhD program are well-prepared for careers in academia, research, government and industry.
While pursuing a doctoral degree from the ECE department, it will be important to keep in mind the Program’s Requirements so as to be sure that you are on track to graduate. The final step during the process is defending a dissertation, which requires a lot of preparation before presenting.
Visit our Graduate Admission Information page for application requirements, deadlines, and other important information.
Mentoring and Annual Discussions Policies
Current ECE doctoral candidates are encouraged to review the university's mentoring and professional development policies.